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Detroit art museum wins taxpayer support

Aug 20, 2012
The Detroit Institute of Arts avoided a fiscal cliff when voters in three counties approved an tax increase that directly funds the 125-year-old museum.
Posted In: non-profit, Arts, tax, millage, Detroit

In Detroit, half the street lights could go dark

May 24, 2012
The mayor's plan would stop illuminating blighted neighborhoods, and spend more to light the rest.
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Michigan and Detroit agree on deal to help city's deficit

Apr 5, 2012
The city of Detroit has a projected a deficit of more than $200 million his year -- and it could run out of money by June. Last night, Detroit's city council narrowly passed a controversial deal with the State of Michigan.
Posted In: budget, Michigan, Detroit

From heavy industry to intensive care

Mar 21, 2012
Workers in Detroit who've been laid off from traditional industry are finding new and unexpected opportunities in the caring professions.
Posted In: nursing, Detroit, employment, Unemployment, second career

In Michigan, a tale of two Dodges

Feb 24, 2012
Wrapping up a week in Michigan leading up to that state's primary, host Jeremy Hobson ventured to two very different neighborhoods in Detroit to figure out how people there are feeling about the election.
Posted In: Michigan, Detroit

Ford CEO Alan Mulally on the auto industry's progress

Feb 17, 2012
The president of Ford Motor Co. credits good investments as a reason for the company's ability to stay afloat during the recession.
Posted In: Auto, Ford, Alan Mullaly, Detroit, Big Three

The long and short story of Jack Detroit

Jan 18, 2012
The luxury men's magazine didn't make it, but its founder may yet help get Detroit's economy off the ground.
Posted In: magazines, Detroit, Entrepreneur

Less is more at Detroit auto show

Jan 8, 2012
Car companies roll out a fleet of smaller vehicles at this year's North American Auto Show to appeal to budget-minded car buyers.
Posted In: auto prices, Detroit, auto show, auto sales

Detroit girds for possible state takeover

Dec 26, 2011
With Detroit $12 billion in debt, Michigan is about to start a financial review that could result in a state-appointed emergency manager for the city.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Ireland in the spotlight

Nov 22, 2010
Today's big story was Ireland. Yesterday, the country agreed to a bailout from The European Central Bank and the IMF, though the terms and...
Posted In: cell phones, China, Detroit, Housing, Ireland, London, Michelle Obama, mid-day update, utilities

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